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Central Banks v Clearing

By admin / January 17, 2019

Delos, First Central Bank QUESTION: Dear Martin Wonder if you have any insights as to the history of the bank clearing process. Was the clearing process created mainly so banks could play games and earn interest with peoples’ money with the reasoning that it was to prevent money laundering? With technological advances today, one can accept […]


Sovereign Debt Crisis – Banking Crisis – Derivative Clearinghouse Risk

By admin / August 31, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, What comes first? The banking Crisis or the Sovereign Debt Crisis? Thank you for bringing our attention to these events OD ANSWER: The central banks are trapped. They can no longer even hope to sell the bonds they have bought in a vain attempt to stimulate the economy. So government can, in theory, keep their rates […]